After my father died, I became the mother, and she became the daughter, roles we still play to this day. By example, she showed me I wanted to be the polar opposite of her: strong, independent and determined. After my father died, the fine threads that held mother together unravelled.
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Batya Weinbaum. This essay will focus on Leslie F. Stone, the editors of New Eves identify her as the daughter of Lillian Spellman, a celebrated turn-of-the-century poet and author.
This book examines the process of role reversal between parents and children in the family system, and is based on an import observation. Though professionals evoke the concept of parentification quite frequently, it is not well understood and is often applied either too hastily or too restrictively. In both cases, an inaccurate diagnosis is made and proper treatment is not provided.
Earlier this summer I was listening to the brilliant Graham Forst husband of the formidable Judith Forst give a talk on the history of the Don Juan character. He was talking about how Don Juan comes from the concept of Dionysus or Bacchus, these figures of indulgences that sound so fun. Graham was trying to get a feel from the room about what we thought of the character of Don Juan; the answer is strongly.
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Jerry Sanders hugs his daughter Lisa alongside her wife Meaghan Yaple after he testified in against Proposition 8, the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage in California. Sanders, a Republican, had defied many in his party to support gay marriage. In the immediate aftermath of the U. Supreme Court decision making same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states, much attention has rightfully been focused on the bold actions of the Democratic mayor of San Francisco in